Determinations of Prevailing Wages


Construction "Final Clean-up" Contractor, Losing Ground

Sophia Ramirez, Labor Compliance Project Manager for the Center for Contract Compliance, has uncovered serious violations of wage underpayment and under utilization of apprentices on a Public Works Project in San Bernardino County.

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Old Hall of Records Building, County of San Bernardino

Several workers, who were performing emergency mitigation work on this project, approached CCC Investigator Luis Carrillo inquiring about prevailing wages for their work on the County Building.
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DIR says Chula Vista is required to pay prevailing wage if using County money

Senior Investigator for the Center for Contract Compliance, Branden Lopez made a successful request of the Department of Industrial Relations for a prevailing wage determination on a Public Works Project in the City of Chula Vista, California.

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DIR confirmed using Gas Tax requires prevailing wage, San Marcos in violation

Branden Lopez, a Senior Investigator for the Center for Contract Compliance, requested the DIR investigate whether a San Marco’s project complied with state law. The DIR investigation concerned whether the City’s charter status exempts the payment of prevailing wage on projects funded with state gasoline tax revenues. The DIR found that a project funded in whole, or in part, by state gas tax requires the payment of prevailing wage. The decision is binding throughout California.
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Tilden Terrace Apartments

At the request of Laborers Local 300, Investigator Renteria initiated a request for determination on the project known as Tilden Terrace Apartments in the city of Culver City. The awarding agency, in a letter to Mr. Renteria, stated that they did not believe that the project was subject to Prevailing Wages.
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